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									Leadership Northern Colorado
 Larimer County Government
County Basics
   Counties are not rural image of
    municipalities.
   Arm of the State. Designed
    primarily to deliver State services at
    a local level.
   Larimer County is a Statutory
    county. Weld is a Home Rule
    County.
Constitutional Elected Officials
   Ministerial in nature for a specific
    area/areas (Executive in nature)
   Not legislative or quasi-judicial
   Responsible only to the voters.
Constitutional Elected Officials
   Budgetary responsibility limited to funds
    allocated by BOCC.
   DA exception
       Official of a Judicial District
       Utilizes county structure by convenience
    Board of County Commissioners
   Serve in three roles
       Executive
       Legislative
       Quasi-Judicial
   Responsible for the fiscal
    management of the county
    including budgeting
   No authority over management or
    outcomes of other elected offices.
Larimer County
     County Seat - Fort Collins
   Population (2010 estimate)      298,000
   Size                            2,640 square miles
   Miles of County Roads
   -Paved                          476
   -Unpaved                        596
   2010 Assessed Valuation          $4,047,646,850
   2010 County Budget *             $247,050,638
   County Mill Levy                22.524
   Voter Registrations             183,900
   County Employees                1,572 1,640 in 2010
   Average Daily Jail Population   490
   Beds in Jail                    520
* Net of transfers
    Weld County

     County Seat - Greeley
   Population (2010 estimate)      251,220
   Size                            3,999 square miles
   Miles of County Roads
   -Paved                          677
   -Unpaved                        2344
   2010 Assessed Valuation         $4,108,188,970
   2010 County Budget              $193,472,268
   County Mill Levy                16.804
   Voter Registrations             112,276
   County Employees                1,396
   Average Daily Jail Population   600
   Beds in Jail                    750
* Net of transfers
Larimer County

                 Municipalities
                 •Fort Collins
                 •Loveland
                 •Estes Park
                 •Berthoud
                 •Wellington
                 •Windsor
                 •Timnath
                 •Johnstown
Weld County
              Municipalities:
                                                                Larimer County Organizational
                                                                           Chart

                                                                            Citizens
 Coroner             Clerk & Recorder            Assessor               Treasurer         Board of                             Sheriff            District               Surveyor
Patrick Allen             Scott Doyle            Steve Miller          Myrna            Commissioners                      Justin Smith           Attorney             Chad W ashburn
                                                                     Rodenberger           Steve Johnson                                             Larry
                                                                                           Tom Donnelly                                           Abrahamson
                                                                                             Lew Gaiter
                                                          County Attorney                                                                                      External Auditor
                                                           George Hass                       County Manager
                                                                                                Frank Lancaster
                                                                                                                                         Asst. County Manager
                                                                                            - Budget Office                                    Neil Gluckman
                                                                                            - Public Inform ation
                                                                                            - Comm issioners’ Staff
                                                                                           Human Resources




        Planning and
                                 Public Works           Criminal Justice               Health and Human                    Financial Services            Facilities and Information
          Building
                                   Division             Services Division              Services Division                        Division                   Management Division
          Services               Marc Engemoen              Gary Darling                     (No Div. head)                      Carol Block                      Andy Paratore
           Division           Engineering               Community                     Workforce Center                      Accounting                    Business Administration
        Linda Hoffmann
                              Fleet Services             Corrections                   Human Services                        Purchasing                    Technology Support
        Planning
                              Solid W aste              Pre-trial services                                                   Risk Management                Services
        Building             Natural Resources         Juvenile Transport                                                                                  Software Application
         Inspection                                      Alternative
                              Fairgrounds
                                                                                     Cooperative Extension
                                                                                                                                                               Services
        Rural Land Use       Road and Bridge            Sentencing                                                                                          Facilities Management
         Center                                                                       (liaison role only, director is an
                                                                                      em ployee of Colo. State Univ.)
                                                                                    Health and Env. (Liaison role
                                                                                      only. Director reports to the
                                                                                      Board of Health)
                           General Structure
                            Elected Official
                              Division
   Effective 01/11/2011           Department
                                    - Departmental Operational Section
Larimer County Vision
Larimer County will add value to the
  lives of its citizens by:

   Building Partnerships
   Being customer driven
   Empowering People to Take
    Responsibility
   Being a Fulfilling and Enjoyable Place
    to Work
   Being A Good Steward Of Public
    Resources
    What do We Do?
a. Landfill                       p. County Fair
b. Child Welfare                  q. Track infectious disease
c. Septic Tank Inspections        r. Maternity assistance
d. Road Maintenance               s. Potable Water Quality programs
e. Restaurant inspections         t. Community-wide recycling
f. Food Stamps                    u. Cable TV supervision
g. Marriage Licenses              v. Noxious weed control
h. Probation services             w. Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
i. Purchase burial plots          x. Jail operations
j. Job training                   y. Foster Care Coordination
k. Fighting Forest Fires          z. Veteran's Services
l. Run Elections                  aa. Airports
m. Screen juvenile offenders      ab. Birth and Death Certificates
n. Autopsies
o. Victims' Assistance Programs
    What do We Don’t Do?
a. Landfill                       p. County Fair
b. Child Welfare                  q. Track infectious disease
c. Septic Tank Inspections        r. Maternity assistance
d. Road Maintenance               s. Potable Water Quality programs
e. Restaurant inspections         t. Community-wide recycling
f. Food Stamps                    u. Cable TV supervision
g. Marriage Licenses              v. Noxious weed control
h. Probation services             w. Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
i. Purchase burial plots          x. Jail operations
j. Job training                   y. Foster Care Coordination
k. Fighting Forest Fires          z. Veteran's Services
l. Run Elections                  aa. Airports
m. Screen juvenile offenders      ab. Birth and Death Certificates
n. Autopsies
o. Victims' Assistance Programs
  Health and Well-                         Statutory General
                                          Government Services                             Environment
        Being
     We provide                               We provide basic                           We maintain and
  opportunities for                       statutory county services                     promote a healthy
   our community                          in an efficient, responsive                environment, protecting
                                          and effective manner and                     our natural resources
   members to be                          with accountability to our                      for recreation,
  healthy and self                                  citizens                             conservation and
     sufficient                                                                       community well-being.




Transportation                      Larimer County is a                                    Preparing for
                                                                                              Growth
                                          desirable
We have safe,                        place to live, work                                   We grow in a
 efficient and
  adequately
                                           and play                                        manner that
                                    (with results justifying                               maintains and
  maintained                                                                               enhances the
transportation                          expenditures)                                     quality of life of
   systems                                                                                 our citizens.
                                                                          Safety
                      Jobs and Economic
                            Vitality                                We help people feel
                                                                        safe through
                                                                         prevention,
                        We promote a
                                                                         emergency
                       strong economy                                  preparedness,
                        and economic                                responsiveness and
                           vitality                                      community
                                                                       partnerships.
Budget
2011 Adopted Budget $ 310,583,481
  Colorado
  Assessment Rates
Vacant Land:                  29%
Residential:                  7.96%
Commercial:                   29%
Industrial:                   29%
Agricultural:                 29%
Agricultural Residence:       7.96%
Personal Property:            29%
Mobile Homes:                 7.96% (if used
                              as a residence)
Oil & Gas:                    87.5 % of
      production value if primary well - 75%
of production value if secondary well
Future Challenges and
Opportunities

Financial Challenges due to economy
  and the Colorado Tax Structure
o    TABOR
o    Gallagher
o    Tax Increment Financing
o    Decrease in Property Values
Future Challenges and
Opportunities

Possible Reductions in State and
  Federal funding
 Elimination of Workforce funds

 Loss of energy impact funds

 BOR funding
Future Challenges and
Opportunities

Criminal Justice Issues
o Need for alternatives to
  incarceration
o    $14,000,000 cliff in 2014
Future Challenges and
Opportunities
   Transportation Infrastructure
Future Challenges and
Opportunities

Mountain Pine Beetle
Questions

								
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